Thursday, 26 June 2014

Number 10

Wine and Song Series X
Inspiration the fable with music by Benjamin Godard -  The Fox and the Grapes.
This has been done on 300gsm Arches CP paper and then adhered to cradled panel and the sides are painted with white acrylic.
I am part way through the varnish process and I am keeping fingers crossed it is going to be OK. I did spray 4 light coats of gloss varnish before doing the first layer of Polymer but some of the watercolour started to move - horror horror. Quick fix of a light dab in the affected area and then I used the polymer in a little spray bottle as I could only go over the unvarnished part. It will have another layer of varnish tomorrow so anxious wait until then. My next one will definitely be just on paper to be framed as this varnish process is so scary and just when I thought I was getting the hang of it!!
Wine and Song X
The Fox and the Grapes

Mixed Media on Cradled Panel 45.7cm x 61cm



11 comments:

  1. Another excellent one in your series, Lorraine. I love looking at all the different textures, and you've totally captured the title.

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  2. Beautiful montage Lorraine! A real amateur of wine art piece! I love the grapes on the right, they just pop out.

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  3. Fabulous work and so original too , great texture and the story about the fox just tells itself by looking at this !

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  4. Ooo, love your fox Lorraine. Your experiments with mixed media are terrific and perfect for your series.

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  5. This series continues with so brilliant results!Dear Lorraine,
    I greatly admire your tenacity with mixed media! Bravo!

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  6. Really interesting to see your layering technique and placement of different elements Lorraine. Fab paintings. Good luck with the rest of varnishing.

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  7. Great piece!!! I can't imagine finishing something so lovely and then spraying it and hoping the spray doesn't mess it up. Keep these coming!

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  8. The fox just works beautifully into the piece. I love the way the branch leads your eye around the painting. Gorgeous work Lorraine!

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  9. Happy to say the varnishing process is finished and all is well. Gloss varnish makes dark colours darker so have had to take another photograph

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  10. Super series Lorraine and I like the addition of a "creature" in this one and the different palette... it would be nice to see them all posted together once you have competed the series, will give some idea as to how they will all look in the exhibition.

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  11. Lorraine - this is beautiful...what a wonderful piece of work. This series is just the best.

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